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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
19 Feb 2021

Environment Laws and Regulations in 2020: Bahrain

Environment Regulations 2020: Kingdom of Bahrain 1. What is the main legislation governing contamination of land in Bahrain? What are the main penalties and how is liability determined? Bahrain Ministerial Order No. 21/1996 with respect to the Environment governs the issue of land contamination. Land is effectively protected by the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
14 Nov 2020

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in the UAE

Respiratory Laws and Regulations in the United Arab Emirates The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates June 5, 2019 as World Environment Day. Interestingly, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day was “Air Pollution”. The day is significant as the UN body attempts to draw the world’s attention towards…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Mar 2019

The International Seed Treaty

  Liberating Farmers’ Rights While Ensuring Food Security: The International Seed Treaty Three intricately related concepts: climate change, biodiversity, and food security have become a central discussion amongst international political bodies over the last three decades. Analyzed from a unidimensional perspective in respect to Earth’s exponential population growth and carbon-emitting…

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Shipping law firms in Dubai
30 Apr 2018

Law of Sea - International Perspective

LAW OF SEA  “It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.” -Hunter S. Thompson As in the movie Life of Pi, where the adventures of the sea help the…

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UAE Environment Law
01 Feb 2017

Environment Global Guide 2017-18 - UAE Q&A (Part 1 of 2)

Environment Global Guide - UAE 1. Environmental Regulatory Framework What are the key pieces of environmental legislation and the regulatory authorities? Numerous federal and local laws have been enacted in the UAE to protect the integrity of the country’s environmental laws and regulations. Federal Law Number 24 of 1999 for the…

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Biotechnology Laws Regulations Dubai UAE Dubiotech
05 Jun 2016

Dry Cleaning Your Genes - A Comparative Analysis of Biotechnology Laws

Dry Cleaning Your Genes ‘The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it’ -        Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson During the early eighties, the member states of European Union recognized the importance of Biotechnology. Whilst the United States had long held a dominating position,…

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UAE Environmental Law
27 Mar 2015

What a Load of Rubbish

Environmental Law and the Disposal of Construction Waste in the UAE Have you  ever read  through the small print that follows  your office email signature?  The chances are that it will contain a phrase similar to the above. Yet ironically, in general we have a globally cavalier attitude towards conservation.…

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Animal Welfare Law UAE
18 Nov 2014

Animal Rights under UAE Law

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”                                                              …

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